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10th Mar 2011, 20:39
Replies: 14
Views: 5,752
Posted By splitbrain

Billynospares: Absolutely, yes please :ok: ...

Billynospares:

Absolutely, yes please :ok:

Thanks for the replies gents, its much appreciated, to kind of wrap the observations made up in one reply....

Propellers has come back as a C&G...
10th Mar 2011, 08:58
Replies: 14
Views: 5,752
Posted By splitbrain

C130K Propeller Blade Angle

Gentlemen of the C130 operators world,

I am conducting a bit of research into propeller control and operation from the sanctuary that is the West Midlands training base; the subject has not long...
9th Aug 2008, 16:26
Replies: 194
Views: 79,472
Posted By splitbrain

Correct, Olive Harvest is an overt operation as...

Correct, Olive Harvest is an overt operation as we were constantly told during my time at RAF Butlins-on-med. You can even buy the T-Shirts....

TEE SHIRTS ETC...
27th Jul 2008, 13:40
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By splitbrain

Orchestras and Aeroplanes

Went to a Summer proms concert at Weston park last night that was opened to a montage of WW2 movie theme tunes with an accompanying display of a Spitfire (Mk 5 I think) flown by Flt Lt Charlie Brown....
15th Jul 2008, 20:23
Replies: 61
Views: 5,280
Posted By splitbrain

There probably isn't anywhere near enough...

There probably isn't anywhere near enough hardstanding at Cosford and would you get the big stuff in with the embankment at one end? The place also has its own access problems; yeah the M54 takes you...
14th Jul 2008, 20:22
Replies: 98
Views: 17,266
Posted By splitbrain

Absolutely, and you would have thought this was...

Absolutely, and you would have thought this was obvious wouldn't you? At the rain sodden V Festival at Weston Park 2 years ago the carparks started out looking better than the ones in the photos; by...
12th Jul 2008, 19:43
Replies: 22
Views: 4,856
Posted By splitbrain

Why on earth do the papers have to twist the...

Why on earth do the papers have to twist the truth behind the events, is it simply to try and make the crew of the aircraft look like fools?
<Inferred Snigger>The crew of a high-tech military...
12th Jul 2008, 18:26
Replies: 78
Views: 8,312
Posted By splitbrain

"Slip and fall related injuries" :* Well...

"Slip and fall related injuries" :*

Well done everyone who has been tempted into make pathetic, fatuous claims for personal injury when you really should just have taken more care yourself....
6th Jul 2008, 22:27
Replies: 146
Views: 24,851
Posted By splitbrain

Thank BEagle, I either never knew that or had...

Thank BEagle, I either never knew that or had completely forgotten. More likely the former.
6th Jul 2008, 20:27
Replies: 146
Views: 24,851
Posted By splitbrain

BBC report on the show and 558 BBC NEWS |...

BBC report on the show and 558

BBC NEWS | England | Lincolnshire | Thousands watch Vulcan's display (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lincolnshire/7491918.stm)

The last two paragraphs...
...
24th May 2008, 16:12
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

Riding on the back of its success with the...

Riding on the back of its success with the series, Electronic Arts release 'Medal of Honour - Girls Off Duty' aimed squarely at the dads of the Xbox generation.
3rd May 2008, 18:25
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

In 40 years lads you can frolick as much as you...

In 40 years lads you can frolick as much as you like, but today you're both on a fizzer.
28th Apr 2008, 18:55
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By splitbrain

Whilst in training during the late 70's I was...

Whilst in training during the late 70's I was fortunate to take part in an exchange visit with Frech Air Force trainees technicians at their base near La Rochelle.
The trip out was taken courtesy of...
28th Apr 2008, 15:40
Replies: 26
Views: 3,766
Posted By splitbrain

I effectively wrote my own valecdictory letter...

I effectively wrote my own valecdictory letter when I left four years ago as my Flt Cdr stated that she would be unable to do it justice as she didn't know me that well!
"That ma'am", I replied,...
27th Apr 2008, 12:36
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

Even with the addition of Boeing's new Dreamliner...

Even with the addition of Boeing's new Dreamliner to their fleet, EasyJet still manages to turn the whole flying experience into a nightmare.
23rd Apr 2008, 21:57
Replies: 67
Views: 9,733
Posted By splitbrain

At the Large Model Aircraft rally at Cosford a...

At the Large Model Aircraft rally at Cosford a few years back there was a Tiger Moth, er, model that the announcer claimed was big enough to carry a smll child :eek:
Is it right that these things...
12th Apr 2008, 17:05
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

The new 'Powerlift Your Partner' format for the...

The new 'Powerlift Your Partner' format for the RAFFT was less well received on units where partners were found to be of above average build.
9th Apr 2008, 18:45
Replies: 42
Views: 8,027
Posted By splitbrain

A bit OT for the thread but seeing as we're up to...

A bit OT for the thread but seeing as we're up to ZZ 175....

Anyone know what format will military aircraft reg numbers take when ZZ 999 is reached?

AA 1111?

AAA 111?
6th Apr 2008, 18:50
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

Sick of getting slotted by 10 year old kids in...

Sick of getting slotted by 10 year old kids in Call Of Duty Deathmatch, Fred comes up with the ultimate 'mod'.

Or

30 years after the original, Mattel come up with the 'Johnny 97' gun.
1st Apr 2008, 19:44
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

I'm not ignoring you ducky, you're next!

I'm not ignoring you ducky, you're next!
31st Mar 2008, 11:51
Replies: 19
Views: 5,045
Posted By splitbrain

I imagine he got carried away with the excitement...

I imagine he got carried away with the excitement and just threw in a term without considering its actual meaning in aviation.
26th Mar 2008, 17:26
Replies: 91
Views: 9,376
Posted By splitbrain

Not that you've come here with any prejudices,...

Not that you've come here with any prejudices, preconceptions or axes to grind or anything :rolleyes:

Edit- Was obviously typing this at the same time as Sir Toppam.
26th Mar 2008, 17:08
Replies: 47
Views: 4,983
Posted By splitbrain

I think its easy to see whats going on here. The...

I think its easy to see whats going on here. The NUT executives who drew up this motion are politically and ideologically opposed to our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan and are expressing their...
18th Mar 2008, 22:57
Replies: 57,600
Views: 8,184,213
Posted By splitbrain

Bloggs now realised that his mechanic's call of...

Bloggs now realised that his mechanic's call of "NUTS" as he left the pits did not in fact warrant the two-finger salute he had given in return.
11th Mar 2008, 19:51
Replies: 74
Views: 14,431
Posted By splitbrain

Since having to use the system whilst stationed...

Since having to use the system whilst stationed in Cyprus in the mid 90's, I can only say - if only the whole system worked as efficiently as this.

On the subject of short-cutting the system, my...
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